RE: Indexing in FM

Subject: RE: Indexing in FM
From: "Brierley, Sean" <Sean -at- Quodata -dot- Com>
To: "TECHWR-L" <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- raycomm -dot- com>
Date: Fri, 27 Oct 2000 14:06:29 -0400


Have you opened the book file and checked the numbering properties for the
chapter in question?

Let us know.

Best regards,

sean -at- quodata -dot- com

> -----Original Message-----
> From: Jane Bergen [SMTP:jane -dot- bergen -at- usa -dot- net]
> I really hesitate to ask this question here, since it is FrameMaker
> specific, but I need help quickly!
> I'm using FM 6.0 on Windows NT 4.0. I have a book with an introduction
> chapter that uses roman numeral page numbers and no chapter numbers, so
> that it continues from the TOC. In other words, page 1 of the introduction
> chapter is actually numbered ix. Chapter 1 and the other chapters use the
> chapter number with the page number, such as 1-1, 1-2, 1-3, etc.
> The problem is that the generated index shows index entries in the
> introduction chapter as this: "components, 1-xii" where I want to show
> "components, xii" --- is this just an impossibility? I can't seem to find
> any way to suppress the "1-" because FM insists that each chapter has to
> have a number, and there is no way to differentiate between page numbers
> from the introduction versus page numbers from numbered chapters! The only
> alternative I can come with is to renumber all my chapters and not have an
> intro chapter without a chapter number....I hate being that restricted.

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